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2021-2022 restoration project team members from Shops, 64, 26, 11 and 71, pose with Capt. Jip Mosman, commander, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility by the newly restored Bicentennial log. The log was unveiled by Mosman and Jason Beller, Code 964 Trade Superintendent during a short ceremony held on Sept. 13, 2022, at it's new
Months of teamwork and expertise culminate in restoration and relocation of PSNS & IMF Bicentennial Log
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Sept. 30, 2022
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility is home to an assortment of historic buildings, landmarks and memorabilia. One longstanding piece of historical significance is the shipyard’s recently...

NSS-SY Spotlight: Fleet Ops Pillar graphic (U.S. Navy graphic by Adrienne Burns. Source U.S. Navy photos used in graphic by Scott Hansen and Wendy Hallmark.)
NSS-SY Spotlight: Fleet Ops Pillar
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Sept. 29, 2022
Supporting the U.S. Navy’s fleet and uniformed service members is foundational to shipboard work performed at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility. Each morning at precisely 8 a.m., as the national...

Apprentice Program graduates receive congratulations from (r to l) Capt. Jip Mosman, commander, Puget Sound Naval Shopyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility; Capt. David Hanthorn, production resources officer, Code 900; Capt. Mike Eberlein, commanding officer, Trident Refit Facility Bangor; Capt. Clint Hoskins, commanding officer, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Keyport; and Lt. Cmdr. Joseph Zukowsky, production officer, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Northwest, during the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Apprentice Program graduation ceremony held Sept. 23, 2022, at the Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center, in Bremerton, Wash. (U.S. Navy photos by Wendy Hallmark)
PSNS & IMF Apprentice Program graduates 229 journey-level mechanics
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Sept. 23, 2022
In an event four years in the making, 229 skilled workers graduated from the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Apprentice Program during a ceremony held Sept. 23, 2022, at the Bremerton High...

Graphic recognizing National Hispanic Heritage Month. (U.S. Navy graphic by Taylor Curry)
Hispanic Heritage Month: SEP 15 - OCT 15
By Adrienne Burns, Salute Editor | Sept. 19, 2022
From Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, Americans are asked to take the time to celebrate and honor the contributions and accomplishments of the Hispanic Americans of our nation.Rather than dividing us, this month is an opportunity to...

NSS-SY Spotlight: Inside Shop Pillar graphic created by Adrienne Burns, Salute editor. Source photo used: U.S. Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark.
NSS-SY Spotlight: Inside Shop Pillar
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Sept. 15, 2022
More than 20 Naval Sustainment System- Shipyards stakeholders gathered in San Diego July 26-28, 2022 to collaborate and brainstorm on Inside Shop Pillar activities, such as work center transformations, improved scheduling...

Photo used in photo illustration depicts Brianna Fry, journey mechanic, Shop 31, Machinists, Electroplaters and Toolmakers, stages tools for production at Work Center 35 in Building 431, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Wash. (U.S. Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)
NSS-SY Spotlight: Material Pillar
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Sept. 1, 2022
Across the waterfront at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, essential tools and materials of all shapes and sizes can be found in the hands of mechanics and operators. Having the right materials...

Battalion Chief of Training Mike Applegate (left) observes firefighting inside a training structure designed to simulate a ships galley. (U.S. Navy Photo by Wendy Hallmark)
Team Connecticut members feel the heat during firefighting training
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Aug. 8, 2022
The USS Connecticut (SSN 22) Project Team and USS Connecticut Ship’s Force members at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility partnered with Code 304, Ship Safety, and Navy Region Northwest Fire &...

NSS-SY Infrastructure Pillar graphic. (U.S. Navy graphic by Adrienne Burns)
NSS-SY Spotlight: Infrastructure Pillar
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Aug. 4, 2022
Established in 1891, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility has a rich tradition of maintaining, modernizing and retiring U.S. Navy vessels on the West Coast. A walk through the shipyard provides a...

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility leaders from CrossAbilities Employee Resource Group and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility meet with Skookum Contract Services to learn and share best practices for employing and supporting individuals with disabilities. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott Hansen)
Celebrating National Disability Independence Day
By Adrienne Burns, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | July 25, 2022
This July 26 will mark the 32nd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, celebrated across the country as National Disability Independence Day. The ADA was signed into law by President George H.W...

NSS-SY spotlight: Inside Shop Pillar graphic
NSS-SY Spotlight: Inside Shop Pillar
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | July 21, 2022
A new standardization and improvement process is underway at all four naval shipyards thanks to a pilot program at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility.The Naval Sustainment System-Shipyard Inside...

An experimental sensor used to measure structural hull health is installed inside the ex-Buffalo (SSN 715) March 30, 2022, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott Hansen)
PSNS, Carderock team installs sensors on ex-Buffalo to test new tech
By Ryan Marson, Code 1000i, Technology Insertion Office | July 14, 2022
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility supported Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock with the temporary installation of two new structural health monitoring systems March 28 - April 1, aboard...

Evolution of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier infographic. (Naval History and Heritage Command graphic by Annalisa Underwood)
Aircraft carrier centennial: Evolution of the aircraft carrier
By Naval History and Heritage Command | July 11, 2022
The history of the U.S. Navy’s use of naval vessels to launch and recover aircraft dates back to Nov. 14, 1910, when American civilian pilot Eugene Ely flew his Curtiss pusher airplane off a specifically built platform on the...

NSS-SY: People Pillar key elements (U.S. Navy graphic by Adrienne Burns)
NSS-SY Spotlight: New expert tradesperson path incentivizes skill
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | July 7, 2022
With more than 12,000 employees, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility offers numerous career paths to its workforce. With a focus on human capital management, the Naval Sustainment System-Shipyards...

AJ Banks, left, machinist mechanic, and Kyle Farrell, machinist helper, Shop 31, Machinists, Electroplaters & Toolmakers, use a boring bar to taper the port rudder from the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) May 13, 2022, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott Hansen)
Collaboration leads to CVN rudder bore repair savings
By Max Maxfield | June 30, 2022
A team of innovation-minded professionals from Shop 26, Welders, and Code 138, Weld Engineers & Non-Destructive Test Examiners, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, developed a new process for...

Rear Adm. Huan Nguyen, deputy commander for Cyber Engineering, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) receives a briefing on the latest technology innovations May 19, 2022, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott Hansen)
NSS-SY Spotlight: IT Pillar
By Aime Lykins | June 27, 2022
Whether on the deck plates or in an office building, the Naval Sustainment System-Shipyard Information Technology Pillar touches all members of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility workforce. Key...

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